Article I: name.
The name of this Society shall be the Somerville Historical Society.
Article II: object.
The object of this Society shall be the collection and preservation of everything relating to the history and antiquities of Somerville
, and incidentally of other places, and the diffusion of knowledge concerning them.
Article III: members.
1. Any person who, after being recommended for membership by the council, shall be elected by a majority of votes at any meeting, and shall pay the membership fee, shall be a member of this Society.
2. Members may become life members upon the payment of fifteen dollars, which shall exempt them from further dues.
3. Honorary and corresponding members may be elected, upon recommendation by the council, by a two-thirds vote of the members present at any meeting.
They may enjoy all the privileges of membership, except voting.